The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

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The History of Tom Jones – A Foundling is a five-part TV series produced by the BBC in 1997. It features Max Beesley in the title role, alongside Brian Blessed and Samantha Morton.
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The History of Tom Jones – A Foundling is a five-part TV series produced by the BBC in 1997. It features Max Beesley in the title role, alongside Brian Blessed and Samantha Morton.

Original Release

11/09/1997 on BBC

US Release

04/05/1998

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Cast

James D'Arcy Blifil
Ron Cook Benjamin Partridge
Samantha Morton Sophia Western / Sophie Western
Kathy Burke Honour
Christopher Fulford Mr. Square
Richard Ridings Reverend Thwackum
John Sessions Henry Fielding
Frances de la Tour Aunt Western
Brian Blessed Squire Western
Benjamin Whitrow Squire Allworthy
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Sunday, 09 November 1997
2 Episode #1.2 Sunday, 16 November 1997
3 Episode #1.3 Sunday, 23 November 1997
4 Episode #1.4 Sunday, 30 November 1997
5 Episode #1.5 Sunday, 07 December 1997

Directors

Metin Hüseyin

Writers

Henry Fielding, Simon Burke

Cast

James D'Arcy Blifil
Ron Cook Benjamin Partridge
Samantha Morton Sophia Western / Sophie Western
Kathy Burke Honour
Christopher Fulford Mr. Square
Richard Ridings Reverend Thwackum
John Sessions Henry Fielding
Frances de la Tour Aunt Western
Brian Blessed Squire Western
Benjamin Whitrow Squire Allworthy
Brian Pettifer Parson Supple
Michelle Fairley Mrs. Fitzpatrick / Mrs, Fitzpatrick
Max Beesley Tom Jones / Rev. Summer
Sylvester McCoy Mr. Dowling / Mr, Dowling
Peter Capaldi Lord Fellamar
Matt Bardock Jack Nightingale
Lindsay Duncan Lady Bellaston
Camille Coduri Jenny Jones
Celia Imrie Mrs. Miller
Kelly Reilly Nancy Miller

Producers

Michael Wearing Executive Producer
Delia Fine Executive Producer
Suzan Harrison Producer
Nigel Taylor Producer

Editors

Annie Kocur, Paul Tothill

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